CMN 101 lecture 2 on relating to others

CMN 101 lecture 2 on relating to others - Relating to...

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Relating to Others
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Self-Concept How you come to know yourself comes from for sources: Gender Roles Culture
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Gender Sex vs. Gender Sex---your biological make-up Gender---behavioral traits Differing Communication Tactics (Deborah Tannen)
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Roles We have several different roles we play, especially in groups Task Roles—helping to accomplish a group’s task Maintenance Roles—Defining a group’s social atmosphere Individual Roles—Calls to attention the roles individual’s play (usually it’s counterproductive)
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Culture Culture: a learned system of knowledge, behavior, attitudes, values and norms that are shared by a group of people. A culture does not necessarily have to be dependant on one’s ethnic or national background Different cultural beliefs affect the way we communicate (Ex. Chinese greetings) Cultural Dimensions: Language Individualism vs. Collectivism High-Context vs. Low-Context High Contact vs. Low Contact Conversational Styles Time
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course CMN 101 taught by Professor Aragona during the Winter '09 term at DePaul.

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